The functional link in hybrid drives

RINGSPANN freewheels regulate the dynamic interaction between the motors

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Many designers of hybrid drives for mobile cranes, construction machinery or heavy transporters use RINGSPANN overrunning clutches as hydrodynamic clutches when realising hybrid drive systems. (Image: ©bannafarsai Fotolia - publ. by RINGSPANN GmbH)

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The freewheels in RINGSPANN’s FKh series have proven themselves in hybrid drive solutions as dynamic mediators between the rotating forces of the systems. © RINGSPANN GmbH

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Hydrodynamic freewheels have an oil chamber with a pump, whose pitot tubes are connected with the inner freewheel ring. When the outer ring overruns the inner ring, the tubes pump the oil into the ring chamber. © RINGSPANN

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The freewheel experts at RINGSPANN (from left to right): Sven Blecher (Deputy Head of Manufacturing Team Freewheels), Thomas Heubach (Head of Freewheels Division), Frank Steinbart (Head of Manufacturing Team Freewheels) and Daniel Möller (Freewheel Design) © RINGSPANN GmbH

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